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1.Liability of employer's UM insurer reduced by amount of workers' compensation benefits.
Eugene Bellard v. American Central Ins. Co., 07-C-1335 c/w 07-C-1399 (La. 4/18/08) [39 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 16, Issue 4
          The question presented is whether plaintiff's employer's UM carrier is entitled to a credit for medical and disability wage benefits paid on... view full summary

2.Flood damage not covered, but structural damage is; statutory penalties imposed.
Joseph Sher v. Lafayette Insurance Company, 07-C-2441 c/w 2007-C -2443 (La. 4/8/08) [40 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 16, Issue 4
          Plaintiff Joseph Sher owned and lived in a five-unit apartment building in New Orleans at 1410 Broadway Street. Sher was issued a commercial... view full summary
3.Liability of LIGA for asbestosis claims construed.
Southern Silica of Louisiana v. LIGA, 07-CA-1680 (La. 4/8/08) [13 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 16, Issue 4
          Plaintiff Southern Silica of Louisiana ("Southern Silica") alleges that it has been named as defendant in approximately 500 silicosis suits ... view full summary

4.City may not be compelled to pay judgment out of fund established to pay judgments.
The Newman Marchive Partnership v. City of Shreveport, 07-C-1890 (La. 4/8/08) [12 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 16, Issue 4
          The Newman Marchive Partnership, Inc. ("Newman") sued the City of Shreveport ("the City") for breach of contract relative to renovations to ... view full summary
5.Court fee to subsidize police force unconstitutional.
State v. Kenneth Lanclos, 07-OK-0082 c/w 07-KA-0716 (La. 4/8/08) [16 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 16, Issue 4

          The Greater New Orleans Expressway Commission ("GNOEC") polices the Huey P. Long Bridge and the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway Bridge. Sect... view full summary

6.Sanction imposed for violation of grand jury secrecy.
State v. Amanda Gutweiler a/k/a Amanda Hypes 06-K-2596 (La. 4/8/08) [24 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 16, Issue 4
          The pretrial status of this criminal case concerns sanctions imposed by the district court against the State for breaching grand jury secrec... view full summary
7.Supervisory writ granted; order suppressing evidence reversed.
State v. Brent Fearheiley 08-KK-0307 (La. 4/18/08) [3 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 16, Issue 4
          A police officer observed the independent, yet complementary and simultaneous actions by defendant and another person, conducting an apparen... view full summary

8.Police Officer should have been placed on medical leave and not terminated following Katrina.
Shawn Madison v. Department of Police, 07-C-2405 (La. 4/4/08) [7 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 16, Issue 4
          Relator Shawn Madison is one of several employees of the New Orleans Police Department ("NOPD") who did not report for duty as scheduled fol... view full summary